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Is John McCain Uncomfortably Close to Lowell ‘Bud’ Paxson?

February 21st, 2008 · 3 Comments

By Drew Clark
Sen. John McCain’s close relationship with media and telecom company lobbyist Vicki Iseman poses a challenge for his presidential campaign – if it can be demonstrated that he took specific actions on behalf of one of the companies she represented.
Today’s story in The New Times Times about McCain’s interactions with Iseman reports on […]

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Tags: 700 MHz · Center for Public Integrity · Ion Media · John McCain · Paxson Communications · Vicki Iseman

Back to the Paper Bag

July 17th, 2007 · 6 Comments

By Drew Clark

The National Association of Broadcasters likes to think of itself as the king of Capitol Hill. It carefully cultivates an invincible image. And some in the mainstream media buy it. The New York Times describes NAB as “the powerful trade lobby.” But in truth, right now television and radio broadcasters have never […]

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Tags: 700 MHz · broadband · broadcast · spectrum